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Resumen de la semana

De acuerdo a Compra de viajes de negocios, Emirates and Etihad have announced suspension of all flights to and from Doha. The move comes after the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Libya and Yemen cut diplomatic ties with Qatar.

Bloomberg informes a number of sanctions have already been levied on Qatar by its Gulf rivals. The UAE, for example, has closed its airspace to all traffic to and from Qatar.

Newsweek notas Australian airline Qantas has banned Qatari nationals from flying to Dubai, as a result of the UAE initially banning them from passing through.

De acuerdo a Los New York Times, President Trump endorsed a proposal on Monday to privatize air traffic control.

GBTA calls ATC privatization a high stakes gamble for the business traveler and has joined Airlines for America and Travelers United in calling on Congress to effectively modernize the nation’s air traffic control.

De acuerdo a esquivar, the United States may extend the laptop ban to flights from 71 additional airports. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly did not specify the airports under consideration.

NPR claims fears continue to grow as DHS officials consider expanding the airline laptop ban.

Compra de viajes de negocios informes Hertz has signed a partnership agreement with Aeromexico and Hertz Mexico.

De acuerdo a Central de agentes de viajes, the Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the travel ban.

esquivar claims the Supreme Court travel ban ruling could hinge on Trump’s anti-Muslim comments.

Hotel News Resource informes over one-third of North American business travelers extended a work trip for leisure in the past year.

esquivar notas Wyndham launched a new independent lifestyle brand called Trademark Hotel Collection.

De acuerdo a TravelDailyNews International, modest growth is expected to continue for U.S. hotels through 2018.

The same source claims a new travel website lets users name their price for business and first class flights.

De acuerdo a Bloomberg, “basic economy” actually makes travelers pay more to fly.

Compra de viajes de negocios informes the EU plans to tackle unfair competition from foreign rivals.

4Hoteleros notas Marriott debuted its first property in Nepal.

De acuerdo a Viajero de negocios, BMW and Emirates have partnered to roll out a new fleet of cars for first and business class customers.